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 23-Mar-2024

World Water Day 2024

  • World Water Day is annually observed on 22nd March.
  • The day aims to promote sustainable management of freshwater resources.
  • The theme for the day 2024 is

IMT TRILAT-2024 Maritime Exercise

  • India, Mozambique and Tanzania conducted Trilateral Exercise (IMT TRILAT).
  • The Indian Naval Ships INS Tir and INS Sujata will represent India in the exercise and is planned in harbor and sea phase.
  • The first edition of the IMT TRILAT exercise was conducted in October 2022.

ITU Appointed Neeraj Mittal as Co-Chair of Digital Innovation Board

  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU) appointed India’s Telecom Industry Neeraj Mittal as Co-Chair of Digital Innovation Board.
  • The Digital Innovation Board comprises ministers and vice ministers of telecom/ICT from 23 member countries of ITU.

M. V. Rao Appointed as New Chairman of Indian Banks Association

  • M.V. Rao appointed as new chairman of Indian Banks Association (IBA).
  • He is a Managing Director and CEO of Central Bank of India.

Naveen Jindal Becomes the President of Indian Steel Association

  • Naveen Jindal becomes the President of Indian Steel Association.
  • He is the chairman of Jindal Steel and Power.
  • He succeeded Dilip Oommen who is a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AMNS India.